pyroferus is a species of fish in the family Acanthuridae, the unicornfishes
and tangs. Its common names include chocolate surgeonfish, mimic surgeonfish,
orange-gilled surgeonfish, Pacific mimic surgeon, and yellowspot surgeon.
fish can be found in the Indo-Pacific, excluding Hawaii. It lives primarily
around steep, shallow slopes near the coast with clear sand and corals. It
reaches 25 centimeters in length.
diet consists of meaty foods, as well as herbivorous marine seaweed and algae.